Parasite wood is a kind of
mushroom shaped growth that grows on specific kind of tree in
Indonesia. The trees are not cut down to make these carvings
in fact the deformed growths are cut away from the and the
trees are preserved so that the carvers have a constant supply
of this abstract material.
Parasite wood is perfect for carving and the artisans
can put incredible detail, bring the once parasite on tree to
life. As you can see there are many designs to choose from in
different sizes, "no" two pieces are the same due to the shape
of the wood.